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Whether it’s wildfires in California, storms hitting the Carolinas, or gas lines blowing up houses in Massachusetts, current events remind us that having a few extra supplies ready can make things much easier in case of an emergency. The site ready.gov is a good starting point. The following list is […]

Preparing Your Kit


At last week’s Refuse To Be A Victim class we had a brief discussion regarding passwords. During that talk I mentioned a tool called LastPass. This tool helps you to maintain a collection of complex passwords which are hard for attackers to obtain via “brute force”. It also helps you […]

Password Management Tools





MEI Security is sponsoring the New England Small Business Security Meetup. Join us in Stoughton on May 11 at 7:00 PM. This month we’ll have another presentation on security solutions (including free ones) for small to medium sized businesses. As always, there will be time before and after for open […]

New England Small Business Security Meetup




Illustration of insecure scripts
In an article on www.cnbc.com Aneri Pattani appears to be saying that the cyber security industry has failed.  Aneri refers to breach-after-breach and points to the fact that simple, old-school expoits & attack methods continue to work against newly deployed software.  While the facts are true, I believe that Aneri has […]

Has the Cyber Security Industry Failed


After nine years providing consulting and training services to customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, MEI Security has moved into a new location with our very own dedicated training room. Our new address is 630 Park St, Stoughton, MA  02072 Stay tuned for more information about our grand opening celebration.

We’ve Moved to Stoughton




MEI Security wants to see YOU at the Source Boston conference, May 18 and 19. Join us where Security and Business come together at Source Boston 2016, and drink in the Security know-how. Each person who signs up with the affiliate code “AFFILIATE_VIKSOLEM” gets a portable USB battery, a slide-able webcam cover, and […]

Source Boston 2016 Promotion